Business & Technology

Business & Technology

Pesticides just got a whole lot smaller. Is that a good thing?

Nanopesticides herald the extreme tinification of agricultural chemicals and could spark a farming revolution. Gulp?

Living

Where can I find the most eco-friendly surf gear?

A reader wonders if she can hang 10 without leaving the planet in the soup. Umbra steps into the green room.

Climate & Energy

Fracktivists fight liquefied natural gas terminal near NYC

New York’s famously dedicated anti-fracking activists are pushing Gov. Andrew Cuomo to veto an LNG import project.

Living

Outfit so last year? Compost it

Eco-clothing brand Freitag wants you to feed your plants with its pants.

Politics

Obama: Climate change is a huge threat to future generations

In his State of the Union address, the president dismissed climate deniers and warned Republicans not to block his efforts to take action.

Climate & Energy

The Yellowstone River didn’t have enough oil in it, apparently

A recent pipeline breach was the second major spill on the river since 2011, and the response hasn't gotten any faster.

Business & Technology

Villains behind W.Va. toxic spill are back spilling again

Remember the guys who poisoned the drinking water of 300,000 West Virginians? Their new company has been cited eight times for environmental violations.

Food

Want to create a new generation of farmers? Forgive their college debt

A new campaign calls on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program to recognize farming as a public good.

Food

Do your best nature impression, feed the world, and win a prize

The Biomimicry Global Design Challenge is looking for great nature-inspired ideas to improve the food system.